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800 Inspirational Leaders Lead by Example Quotes (2023)

1. “An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.” — Mahatma Gandhi


2. “If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.” —Thomas Aquinas, Italian philosopher


3. “It’s amazing how many cares disappear when you decide not to be something, but to be someone.” — Coco Chanel


4. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” Bill Bradley


5. “Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others, as what he does from day to day to lead himself.” — Thomas J. Watson


6. “Never separate the life you live from the words you speak.” — Paul Wellstone


7. “People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.” – Lewis Cass


8. “The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.” — Charles Schwab


9. “The real power of a leader is in the number of minds he can reach, hearts he can touch, souls he can move, and lives he can change.”


10. “The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.” – Charles “Swede” Momsen


11. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” Rosalynn Carter


12. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” — Warren G. Bennis


13. “You don’t lead by lip service, you lead by example.”


14. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” Bill George


15. “The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in


16. “A big man is one who makes us feel bigger when we are with him.” — John Maxwell


17. “Managers help people see themselves as they are; Leaders help people to see themselves better than they are.” — Jim Rohn


18. “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” —Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State


19. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” – Albert Schweitzer


20. “All Leadership is influence.” — John C. Maxwell


21. “As a leader, it’s a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behavior you want others to follow.” —Himanshu Bhatia, CEO of Chesterfield


22. “A highly credible leader under-promises and over-delivers.” – John Maxwell


23. “Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.” Diogenes of Sinope


24. “A boss says, “you do it”, a leader says, “Let’s do it.” “


25. Be inventive, and daring


26. “A man is only a leader when a follower stands beside him.” — Mark Brouwer


27. “A man can only lead when others accept him as their leader, and he


28. “Leaders don’t force people to follow – they invite them on a journey.” —Charles S. Lauer, author and businessman


29. “Leadership is an art expressed by the demonstration of characters worthy of immitation, emulation and inspiration. It is neither a title nor a postion.”


30. Be honest and straight forward


31. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” —Mahatma Gandhi, Indian Independence Movement leader


32. “Not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock.” – 1 Peter 5:3


33. “True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not to enrich the leader.” — John Maxwell


34. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” —Warren Buffett, investor


35. “Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.” Orrin Woodward


36. “Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.”


37. “Parents must lead by example. Don’t use the cliché; do as I say and not as I do. We are our children’s first and most important role models.” – Lee Haney


38. “A person who is worthy of being a leader wants power not for himself, but in order to be of service.” — J. Ervin, Jr.


39. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” —Helen Keller, author, activist, and lecturer


40. “One person with commitment accomplishes more than


41. “The price of greatness is responsibility.” — Winston Churchill


42. “People imitate their leader. Lead by example.”


43. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell


44. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou


45. “People may teach what they know, but they reproduce what they are.”


46. “Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be lead.” — Ross Perot


47. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” — Indira Gandhi


48. “Lead by Example,not by showing samples”


49. “Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” – Gen. George S. Patton


50. A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. - Lao Tzu


51. “It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself.”- Latin Proverb


52. “Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” – Goethe


53. “Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be led.” Ross Perot


54. “Great leaders lead by example, not by making an example of others.” — Stewart Stafford


55. “People may teach what they know, but they reproduce what they are.”- John C. Maxwell


56. “Leadership is an action, not a position.” —Donald McGannon, broadcasting executive


57. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” —Muriel Strode, poet


58. “A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn’t like the tune.” – Anonymous


59. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you


60. “Be the light and source of inspiration that others see”


61. “A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.”


62. “The greatest leaders build organizations that in the end, don’t need them.”


63. “The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision."


64. “Entrepreneurial leadership requires the ability to move quickly when opportunity presents itself.” Brian Tracy


65. “Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


66. “People don’t mind being challenged to do better if they know the request is coming from a caring heart.” — Ken Blanchard


67. “If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.”


68. “If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.” Harvey Mackay


69. “The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders


70. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” - Martin Luther King Jr.


71. “People who let events and circumstances dictate their lives are living reactively. That means that they don’t act on life, they only react to it.” — Stedman Graham


72. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.”


73. “I think that my leadership style is to get people to


74. “The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.” Oprah Winfrey


75. “You manage things; you lead people.” – Grace Murray Hopper, U.S. Navy rear admiral


76. “The real power of a leader is in the number of minds he can reach, hearts he can touch, souls he can move, and lives he can change.” Matshona Dhliwayo


77. “The most powerful leadership tool you have is your own example.”- John Wooden


78. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” — Max Lucado


79. “Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them to become what they are capable of being.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


80. “If you want to improve the organization, you have to improve yourself and the organization gets pulled up with you.”- Indra Nooyi


81. “If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally


82. “Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people.” Brian Tracy


83. “A competent leader can get efficient service from poor


84. “One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” Arnold Glasow


85. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” —Max Lucado, author and pastor


86. “If you cannot allow people to do their jobs … nobody with substance and creativity will work for you.”


87. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” —Stephen R. Covey, American educator


88. “Leadership comes in small acts as well as bold strokes.”


89. “Whatever you are, be a good one.”


90. “A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.” — Ralph Nader


91. They’re flexible


92. “The real power of a leader is in the number of minds he can reach, hearts he can touch, souls he can move, and lives he can change.” — Matshona Dhliwayo


93. “Leaders never use the word failure. They look upon setbacks as learning experiences.” Brian Tracy


94. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” —Mother Teresa, Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary


95. “What you are speaks so loudly, I can’t hear what you are saying.”


96. “Earn your leadership every day.”- Michael Jordan


97. “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience


98. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has."


99. “You can’t be successful with other people if you haven’t paid the price of success with yourself.”


100. “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” — Ray Kroc


101. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” —Malala Yousafzai, activist


102. “Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.”- Harold S. Green


103. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.”- Robert Louis Stevenson


104. “Life is never going to be perfect, as much as we want it to be, and I have to lead by example.” — Patsy Kensit


105. “Lead me, follow me, or get the hell out of my way.”


106. “To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership,


107. “Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.” — John Welch


108. “You manage things; you lead people.” – Grace Hopper


109. “A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.” – John C. Maxwell


110. “A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.” – Jim Rohn


111. “Coaching isn’t an addition to a leader’s job, it’s an integral part of it.” –– George S. Odiorne


112. “Hire character. Train skill.” —Peter Schutz, former president and CEO of Porsche


113. Be better than those you despise."


114. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle, or to be the mirror that reflects it.” — Edith Wharton


115. “A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.” — Confucius


116. “The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there. People will follow.” - Seth Godin


117. “A good leader walks the talk, takes responsibility and inspires others to also walk the talk and take responsibility.”- Sri Sri Ravishankar


118. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” – Warren Bennis


119. “With the power of conviction, there is no sacrifice.” — Jim Rohn


120. “Example is the best lesson there is.” — Eleanor Roosevelt


121. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” — Lao Tzu


122. “Business executives need to start by spelling out and communicating their values. Then they need to lead by example.” – Vivek Wadhwa


123. “The children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside.”


124. “No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.” — Abraham Lincoln


125. “Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.” — Harold S. Green


126. “Shine your light and make a positive impact on the world; there is nothing so honorable as helping improve the lives of others.” — Roy T. Bennett


127. “If you think you are leading and turn around to see no one following, then you are just taking a walk.” – Benjamin Hooks, former director of the NAACP


128. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” —Winston Churchill, former British Prime Minister


129. “The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands.” — Robert M. Pirsig


130. “One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” — Arnold H. Glasgow


131. “If you want to do a few small things right, do them yourself. If you want to do great things and make a big impact, learn to delegate.” John C. Maxwell


132. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” - Jack Welch


133. “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


134. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that count."


135. “The reality is that the only way change comes is when you LEAD by example.” – Anne Wojcicki


136. “The greater a man is in power above others, the more he ought to excel them in virtue. None ought to govern who is not better than the governed.” — Publius Syrus


137. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” George Patton


138. “Seven Ways To Get Ahead in Business:


139. “Leaders walk a fine line between self-confidence and humility.” —Stanley McChrystal, retired United States Army General


140. “The leader has a clear idea of what he wants to do professionally and personally, and the strength to persist in the face of setbacks, even failures.” — Warren G. Bennis


141. “We will either find a way or make one.” – Hannibal


142. “People naturally follow leaders stronger than themselves.”


143. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” —Napoleon Bonaparte, French military leader and emperor


144. “The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.”


145. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” General Dwight Eisenhower


146. “A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.” Jim Rohn


147. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” - John Quincy Adams


148. “Ill can he rule the great that cannot reach the small.”— Edmund Spenser


149. “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.” — Max DePree


150. “What you do has far greater impact than what you say.” — Stephen Covey


151. “The ability to summon positive emotions during periods of intense stress lies at the heart of effective leadership.” — Jim Loehr


152. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”- John Quincy Adams


153. “No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.” – Andrew Carnegie


154. “As a leader you should always start with where people are before you try to take them to where you want them to go.” — Jim Rohn


155. Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do, and let them surprise you with their results. - George Patton


156. “If you want to serve as an example — it’s easier done than said.”


157. “Actions, not words, are the ultimate results of leadership.” — Bill Owens


158. “We need to think of the future and the planet we are going to leave to our children and their children.” —Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat


159. “Leadership can’t be fabricated. If it is fabricated and rehearsed,


160. “Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others, as what he does from day to day to lead himself.” – Thomas J. Watson


161. “It’s easy to ask other people to open up and to judge them if they don’t, but it’s always difficult to lead by example.” — Chris Harrison


162. “Lead by example, not by showing samples.” – Seyi Ayooola


163. “People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.”


164. “Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” Tom Peters


165. “Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others stiffen.”- Billy Graham


166. “Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune.” — Sam Walton


167. “Make it your business to draw out the best in others by being an exemplar yourself.” -Epictetus


168. “He that thinketh he leadeth and hath no one following him is only taking a walk.”


169. “Example is leadership.”- Albert Schweitzer


170. “Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon them and to let them know that you trust them.” — Booker T. Washington


171. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” —Margaret Fuller, American journalist and editor


172. “Success is something you attract by the person you become.” – Jim Rohn


173. “Diligent follow-up and follow-through will set you apart from the crowd and communicate excellence.” – John Maxwell


174. “Leadership is not something that is done to people, like fixing your teeth. Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” Bill Bradley


175. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs


176. “I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?”


177. “Earn the right to be heard by listening to others. Seek to understand a situation before making judgments about it.” – John Maxwell


178. “I don’t know any other way to lead but by example.”- Don Shula


179. Johnson Quotes from Inner Work To Convince You Dreams Aren’t Arbitrary


180. “People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.” — Lewis Cass


181. “Every time you have to speak, you are auditioning for leadership.”


182. “The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.” – St Francis of Assisi


183. “A star wants to see himself rise to the top. A leader wants to see those around him rise to the top.” Simon Sinek


184. “Leadership is the capacity to transform vision into reality.” Warren G. Bennis


185. “A good leader must hate the wrong thing more than they hate the pain of doing the right thing.” —Angela Jiang, product manager


186. “Lead not by the example of power, but by the power of example.”


187. “You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.” — Ken Kesey


188. “Never separate the life you live from the words you speak.”


189. “Wronging someone doesn’t right them. Leave vengeance. Don’t become what you hate. Instead, lead by example.” — Akiroq Brost


190. “People change when they hurt enough that they have to, learn enough that they want to, or receive enough that they are able to.” – John Maxwell


191. “Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


192. “Leadership is not about being in charge. It is about taking care of those in your charge.” – Simon Sinek


193. “Change the world by your example not your opinion.” Paul Coelho


194. “The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already.” — John Buchan


195. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” – Napoleon Bonaparte, military leader


196. “The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.” Ken Blanchard


197. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes


198. “I hate every minute of training. But I said, don’t quit.


199. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” — Steve Jobs


200. “They may forget what you said, they may forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” — Carl W. Buecher


201. “He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.” – Solon


202. “Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives.” Oprah Winfrey


203. “There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple, and useful life.” — Booker T. Washington


204. “The best leaders are servant leaders; they serve those they lead.” – Tony Hsieh


205. “In the past a leader was a boss. Today’s leaders must be partners with their people … they no longer can lead solely based on positional power.” — Ken Blanchard


206. “One cannot consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.” — Helen Keller


207. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists; when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.” Lao Tzu


208. “Consensus is the negation of leadership.” — Margaret Thatcher


209. “Leadership is the capacity to transform vision into reality.” – Warren G. Bennis, founding chairman of the Leadership Institute at the University of Southern California


210. “A year from now you will wish you had started today.” —Karen Lamb, author


211. “If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants.” — Isaac Newton


212. “Leadership is no longer about your position. It’s now more about your passion for excellence and making a difference. You can lead without a title.” — Robin Sharma


213. “I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.”- Tony Robbins


214. “Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people.


215. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” —John Maxwell, author, speaker, and pastor


216. “The three most important ways to lead people are:… by example… by example… by example.” — Albert Schweitzer


217. Lead by example”


218. “Inspiring conduct has so much more of an impact than coercing it.”- Thomas Friedman​​​​​​​


219. “Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.” - Peter F. Drucker


220. “To possess effective natural leadership abilities is one of life's greatest assets.”


221. “Great leaders are willing to sacrifice the numbers to save the people.


222. “True leaders always practice the three R’s: Respect for self, Respect for others, Responsibility for all their actions.” — Anonymous


223. “The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and will to carry on.” — Walter J. Lippmann


224. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker


225. “Those who lead by example and demonstrate passion for what they do make it much easier for their followers to do the same.” – Marshall Goldsmith


226. “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” - Ronald Reagan


227. “He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious."


228. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple


229. “Leadership cannot just go along to get along. Leadership


230. “It’s important to make sure that we’re talking with each other in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds.” -Barack Obama


231. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” - Napoleon Bonaparte


232. They listen to understand


233. “Shine your light and make a positive impact on the world; there is nothing so honorable as helping improve the lives of others.”- Roy T. Bennett​​​​​​​


234. “Leadership is an action, not a position.” - Donald McGannon


235. “You do not lead by hitting people over the head — that’s assault, not leadership.”


236. “Leaders don’t rise to the pinnacle of success without developing the right set of attitudes and habits; they make every day a masterpiece.” – John Maxwell


237. “The most powerful leadership tool you have is your own personal example.” – John Wooden


238. “If you have no character to lose, people will have no faith in you.” — Mahatma Gandhi


239. “In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.” —Sheryl Sandberg, American business executive, billionaire, and philanthropist


240. “Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.” — General Colin Powel


241. “Sometimes leadership is planting trees under


242. “Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.”- Mark Twain


243. “Leaders need to be optimists. Their vision is beyond the present.” — Rudy Giuliani


244. “I light my candle from their torches.” — Robert Burton


245. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” —Bill Bradley, American politician and former professional basketball player


246. “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.” Carl Jung


247. “The growth and development of people is the


248. “I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered


249. “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.”– President Ronald Reagan


250. Leadership is an action, not a position.” - Donald McGannon


251. “What you are speaks so loudly, I can’t hear what you are saying.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


252. “You can’t be successful with other people if you haven’t paid the price of success with yourself.”- Stephen Covey


253. Be willing to change, to learn, to grow


254. “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men


255. “Leadership is getting someone to do what they don’t want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve.” — Tom Landry


256. “You are never too small to make a difference.” —Greta Thunberg, environmental activist


257. “Leadership is not just about giving energy… it’s unleashing other people’s energy.” —Paul Polman, Dutch businessman


258. “A good leader can’t get too far ahead of his followers.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt


259. “The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.” – John Buchan, novelist, historian and politician


260. “If you aren’t leading by example. Then quite simply, you aren’t leading.” — Stephen Luke Fitness


261. “If your behavior is contagious, what will people catch?”


262. “The three most important ways to lead people are:… by example… walk the talk, and by example… by example.” Albert Schweitzer


263. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” John C. Maxwell


264. “Not the cry, but the flight of a wild duck, leads the flock to fly and follow.” – Proverb


265. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” — Kenneth Blanchard


266. “As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think.” —Toni Morrison, author


267. “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”- Ray Kroc


268. “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.”


269. “Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.” – John 17:17


270. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody.” —Herbert Swope, American editor and journalist


271. “Earn your leadership every day.” – Michael Jordan, former NBA basketball player


272. “Instruction is good for a child; but example is worth more.”


273. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” John F. Kennedy


274. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough


275. “As a leader, it’s a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behavior you want others to follow.”- Himanshu Bhatia


276. “If you really want to grow as an entrepreneur, you’ve got to learn to delegate.” Richard Branson


277. “You don't need a title to be a leader.” - Mark Sanborn


278. “Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” - George Patton


279. “Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you’re in control, they’re in control.”- Tom Landry


280. “I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than


281. “One measure of leadership is the caliber of people who choose to follow you.” — Dennis A. Peer


282. “If I have the belief that I can do it, I will surely acquire the capacity to do it, even if I may not have it at the beginning.” — Mahatma Gandhi


283. “Be the change you want to see in the world.”- Mahatma Gandhi


284. “If you do not lead by example, you cannot expect your team to follow.”


285. “We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw


286. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again,


287. “As we look ahead into the next century,


288. “Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.” — Thomas J. Watson


289. “What makes leadership is the ability to get people to do what they don’t want to do and like it.” — Harry Truman


290. “I lead and the internet follows.”


291. “Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.” Brian Tracy


292. “You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.” — Sam Rayburn


293. If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader. - John Quincy Adams


294. “The function of leadership is to produce


295. “Kids pick up and absorb a lot more than you think they do. I try to do what I think is right, and I try to lead by example.” — Mark Martin


296. “Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned.” — Harold Geneen


297. “Leaders never outgrow the need to change.” — John Maxwell


298. “Leaders do not avoid, repress, or deny conflict, but rather see it as an opportunity.” — Warren Bennis


299. “Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.”


300. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin


301. “Leadership is a two-way street, loyalty up and loyalty down.”


302. “Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.” — Harold S. Geneen


303. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” — John C. Maxwell


304. “Business executives need to start by spelling out and communicating their values. Then they need to lead by example.”


305. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” - Lao Tzu


306. “Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do.” Jessica Jackley


307. “Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise.” — Woodrow Wilson


308. “Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.”


309. “If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea."


310. “Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing.” —Mary D. Poole, author


311. “Earn your leadership every day.” — Michael Jordan


312. “Children do learn what they live. Then they grow up to live what they’ve learned.”


313. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” — Bill Gates


314. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” - Steve Jobs


315. “An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.” – Mahatma Gandhi


316. Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing. - Peter F. Drucker


317. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” —Peter F. Drucker, Austrian-American management consultant, educator, and author


318. “Never separate the life you live from the words you speak.” Paul Wellstone


319. “Respect is the key determinant of high-performance leadership. how much people respect you determines how well they perform.” Brian Tracy


320. “Confront issues and challenges – not each Other.” — Suzanne Mayo Frindt


321. “When the effective leader is finished with his work, the people say it happened naturally.” — Lao Tzu


322. “A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.” – George S. Patton


323. “You can only lead by example.”


324. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” — Warren Bennis


325. “Change the world by your example not your opinion.”- Paulo Coelho


326. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?” —Ayn Rand, author


327. “A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men.” —Stephen King, author


328. “There is no more noble occupation in the world than to assist another human being to help someone succeed.” — Alan Loy McGinnis


329. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” Bill Gates


330. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” — Napoleon Bonaparte


331. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”


332. “A leader’s role is to raise people’s aspirations for what they can become and to release their energies so they will try to get there.” — David R. Gergen


333. “Leadership is influence.” — John Maxwell


334. “A boss says, “you do it”, a leader says, “Let’s do it.” – Amit Kalantri


335. Lead by example.


336. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and


337. “Education is the mother of leadership.” — Wendell Lewis Wilkie


338. “A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” — John Maxwell


339. “Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.”- Jim Rohn


340. “The three C’s of leadership are Consideration,Caring,and Courtesy.Be polite to everyone.” — Brian Tracy


341. “Where there is no vision, there is no hope.”


342. “To be able to lead others, a man must be willing to go forward alone.” — Harry Truman


343. “The test of leadership is, is anything or anyone better because of you?” —Mark Sanborn, author, professional speaker, and entrepreneur


344. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


345. “Serving is the best kind of Leading.”


346. The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. - William Arthur Ward


347. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” William Arthur Ward.


348. “All organizations are perfectly designed to get the results they are now getting.


349. “Big thinkers are specialists in creating positive, forward-looking, optimistic pictures in their own minds and in the minds of others.” — David J. Schwartz


350. “Great leaders are willing to sacrifice their own personal interests for the good of the team.” – John C. Maxwell


351. “In order to be happy, human beings must feel they are continuing to grow. Clearly, we must adopt the concept of continuous improvement as a daily principle.” — Tony Robbins


352. “Always do right. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” – Mark Twain, author


353. “Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. Oprah Winfrey


354. “People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.”- Theodore Roosevelt


355. “Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness,


356. “He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.” – Aristotle


357. “Never separate the life you live from the words you speak.”- Paul Wellstone


358. “No man is good enough to govern another man


359. “Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others, as what he does from day to day to lead himself.”


360. “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done."


361. “Orders come from customers, not from leaders.” — Joyce Rachelle


362. “A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.” Brian Tracy


363. “The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.”


364. “The price of greatness is responsibility.”


365. “Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut


366. “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist.” —Ginni Rometty, Executive Chairman of IBM


367. “The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.” — Woodrow Wilson


368. “Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others, as what he does from day to day to lead himself.” Thomas J. Watson


369. “The best leaders are the best learners.” – Warren Bennis


370. “Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.”


371. “Remember the difference between a boss and a leader; a boss says “Go!” a leader says “let’s go.” — E. M. Kelly


372. “The price of greatness is responsibility.”- Winston Churchill​​​​​​​


373. “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem


374. “The three most important ways to lead people are:… by example… by example… by example.”- Albert Schweitzer


375. “Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes.” —Margaret Wheatley, writer, teacher, and speaker


376. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch, former GE chairman and CEO


377. “All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.” — Orison Swett Marden


378. “A leader leads by example not by force.” — Sun Tzu


379. “Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes.”- Margaret J. Wheatley


380. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you


381. “Practice what you preach and let people learn from you”


382. “True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that


383. “To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.” — Charles de Montesquieu


384. “Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” Billy Graham


385. “To do great things is difficult; but to command great things is more difficult.”


386. “Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position.” —Brian Tracy, Canadian-American motivational public speaker


387. “He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.”


388. “You don’t need a title to be a leader.” —Unknown


389. “Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.” – Bill Bradley


390. “Persuasive communication involves enthusiasm, animation, audience participation, authenticity and spontaneity.” — John Maxwell


391. “Never separate the life you live from the words you speak.”-


392. “In leadership, the way up is down. Serve before you get served” Bangambiki Habyarimana


393. “Leaders don’t create followers. They create more leaders.”


394. “A ship in the harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” — William Shedo


395. “No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.” Andrew Carnegie


396. “The effective leader recognizes that they are more dependent on their people than they are on them. Walk softly.” Brian Tracy


397. “A leader is one who sees more than others see, who sees farther than others see, and who sees before others see.” — Leroy Eimes


398. “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


399. “Credibility is a leader’s currency. With it, he or she is solvent; without it, he or she is bankrupt.” – John Maxell


400. “Every leader needs to look back once in a while to make sure he has followers.” – Anonymous


401. “’Failing forward’ is the ability to get back up after you’ve been knocked down, learn from your mistake, and move forward in a better direction.” – John Maxwell


402. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” Albert Schweitzer


403. “The most elusive and desired quality of leadership is vision. Vision is the perfume of the mind.” — Harriet Rubin


404. “A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.”


405. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” —Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights activist


406. “Men are governed only by serving them; the rule is without exception.” — V. Cousin


407. “Don’t be afraid to challenge the pros, even in their own backyard.” General Colin Powell


408. “We lead not by the example of our power, but by the power of our example.” — Joe Biden


409. “A leader leads by example, not by force.”


410. “It is impossible to imagine anything which better becomes a ruler than mercy.” – Seneca


411. The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. - Martin Luther King Jr.


412. “What you do has far greater impact than what you say.” Stephen Covey


413. “A good example is the best gift you can offer to your children. In your absence, your example is present, which means you are present always.” — Israelmore Ayivor


414. “Real leadership is leaders recognizing that they serve the people that they lead.” Pete Hoekstra


415. “Always choose the future over the past. What do we do now?” Brain Tracy


416. “Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.” — Samuel Johnson


417. “In this world a man must either be an anvil or hammer.” — Henry W. Longfellow


418. “Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people.” — Brian Tracy


419. “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” William Falkner


420. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must


421. “Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success;


422. “Don’t buy into the notion that mistakes can somehow be avoided. They can’t be.” – John Maxwell


423. “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” – Ronald Reagan


424. “A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.” —John Maxwell, author, speaker, and pastor


425. “Look over your shoulder now and then to be sure someone’s following you.” — Henry Gilmer


426. Work hard and be yourself


427. “The power is detested, and miserable the life, of him who wishes to be feared rather than to be loved.” — Cornelius Nepos


428. “Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character.


429. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.”


430. “Great leadership usually starts with a willing heart, a positive attitude, and a desire to make a difference.” — Mac Anderson


431. “All leaders are readers.” —Jim Rohn, American entrepreneur


432. “You do not lead by hitting people over the head. That’s assault, not leadership.” – President Dwight D. Eisenhower


433. “As a leader, you should always start with where people are before you try to take them where you want them to go.” Jim Rohn


434. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch


435. “Coming together is a beginning, and staying together is progress, but only when teams sweat together do they find success.” – John Maxwell


436. “Good leaders must first become good servants.”


437. “People imitate their leader. Lead by example.” – Barbara Corcoran


438. “Lead by Example, not by showing samples.” — Seyi Ayoola


439. “You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.” – Sam Rayburn, former speaker of the House


440. “Leadership is not a position or a title; it’s action and example.” – Cory Booker


441. “Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved,


442. “Every relationship in your organization will affect you one way or another. Those who do not increase you will inevitably decrease you. “ – John Maxwell


443. “Lead by example, it's not about your position and authority, it's about the positive impact you have on a set of persons who lack motivation.”


444. “We lead by example. Children learn to model what we we do, not what we say. Always remember when you are a teacher, eyes are on you!”


445. “If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.” —Maya Angelou, civil rights activist and poet


446. Why we can't be kind to one another”


447. “The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.” – Henry Kissinger


448. “You can be a leader in your workplace, your neighborhood, or your family, all without having a title.” —Travis Bradberry, author


449. “Leadership is all about taking people on a journey. The challenge


450. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader


451. “Good leaders must first become good servants.”- Robert K. Greenleaf


452. - Andrew Carnegie


453. “The key responsibility of leadership is to think about the future. No one else can do it for you.” Brian Tracy


454. “Nobody rises to low expectations.” — Calvin Lloyd


455. They get involved


456. “The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet.” — Theodore M. Hesburgh


457. “Every time I get on the court, I want to push my teammates to be better as a leader and lead by example.” — Joel Embiid


458. “You manage things; you lead people.”


459. “Good leaders organize and align people around what the team needs to do. Great leaders motivate and inspire people with why they’re doing it.” Marillyn Hewson


460. “Mastery is great, but even that is not enough. You have to be able to change course without a bead of sweat, or remorse."


461. “Confront your inadequacies and push your personal boundaries: It’s the surest way to grow, improve and expand the scope of your influence.” – John Maxwell


462. “The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today” Francis of Assisi


463. “Always do everything you ask of those you command.”- General George S. Patton


464. “The hallmark of a well-managed organization is not the absence of problems, but whether or not problems are effectively resolved.” — Steve Ventura


465. “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, essayist, poet and philosopher


466. “Boldness, more boldness, and always boldness!” — George Jacques Danton


467. “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.”


468. “Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.” — Jim Rohn


469. Anyone, anywhere can make a positive difference. - Mark Sanborn


470. “Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” — George Patton


471. “A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.” —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, German poet, playwright, and novelist


472. “If you are going to help people reach their potential, they need to be recognized and rewarded. Everyone needs that.” — Jacqueline Norcel


473. “I hate every minute of training. But I said, don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” -Mohammad Ali


474. “I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” - Ralph Nader


475. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” —Peter F. Drucker, author and educator


476. “Lead by example.”


477. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams


478. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.


479. “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.”- Steve Jobs


480. “The outward expression of empathy is courtesy.” Stewart Butterfield


481. “When eagles are silent, parrots begin to chatter.”


482. “Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes.” - Margaret Wheatley


483. “Lead by example. Be better than those you despise.” – Varg Vikernes


484. “Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear and no concept of the odds against them. “ — Robert Jarvik


485. Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing. - Tom Peters


486. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.”


487. “People naturally follow leaders stronger than themselves.”- John C. Maxwell


488. “Leading By Example: Say it, do it, coach it! Live it!” – Rick Conlow


489. “If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.” Jim Rohn


490. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John Maxwell


491. Do the right thing


492. “What you do has far greater impact than what you say.” — Stephen Covey, author, businessman and speaker


493. “By loving them for more than their abilities, we show our children that they are much more than the sum of their accomplishments.”


494. “Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work."


495. “The reality is that the only way change comes is when you lead by example.” — Anne Wojcicki


496. The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there. People will follow. - Seth Godin


497. “A leader is a dealer in hope.” —Napoleon Bonaparte, French military and political leader


498. “A true martial artist, in my books anyways, is someone who is going to do the right thing and lead by example.” — Duane Ludwig


499. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” —Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady


500. “The three most important ways to lead people are:… by example… by example… by example.”


501. “A person, who no matter how desperate the situation, gives others hope, is a true leader.” — Daisaku Ikeda


502. “Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness


503. “The best leaders have a high consideration factor. They really care about their people.” – Brian Tracy


504. “Leadership is an action, not a position.”- Donald McGannon


505. “He that cannot obey, cannot command.” — Benjamin Franklin


506. They put people first


507. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” —Warren Buffett, investor


508. “He who has great power should use it lightly.”


509. “You don't lead people by what you say to them; you lead them by what they see you do. True leaders are self-leaders.”


510. “Leaders set high standards. refuse to tolerate mediocrity or poor performance.” Brian Tracy


511. “Actions, not words, are the ultimate results of leadership.”- Bill Owens


512. “Wronging someone doesn't right them. Leave vengeance. Don't become what you hate. Instead, lead by example.”


513. “There is a difference between listening and


514. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” John C. Maxwell


515. “You are the only person who can label what you do a failure. Failure is subjective.” – John Maxwell


516. “People imitate their leader. Lead by example.” — Barbara Corcoran


517. “When you delegate work to a member of the team, your job is to clearly frame success and describe the objectives.” Steven Sinofsky


518. “Leaders lead by example. No leader asks more than he is prepared to give himself.” – David Amerland


519. “The key to success is action.” Brian Tracy


520. “Education is the mother of leadership.” —Wendell Willkie, lawyer


521. “I don’t know any other way to lead but by example.”


522. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


523. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” — John F. Kennedy


524. “Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.” — Winston Churchill


525. “The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.” —Warren Bennis, American scholar, organizational consultant, and author


526. “The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.” — Elaine Agather


527. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” —Thomas A. Edison, American inventor


528. “Leaders lead by example, whether one intends to or not.”


529. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” Jack Welch


530. “Lead by example, not by showing samples.”


531. “A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” – Arnold Glasow, humorist and author


532. “Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.” — Stephen R. Covey


533. “A leader leads by example not by force.”- Sun Tzu


534. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure: which is: Try to please everybody.” — Herbert B. Swope


535. “A ruler should be slow to punish and swift to reward.” – Ovid


536. “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.” — Theodore Roosevelt


537. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” —Lao Tzu, philosopher and writer


538. “Change the world by your example, not your opinion.”


539. “Take the emotional temperature of those listening to you. Facial expressions, voice inflection and posture give clues to a person’s mood and attitude.” – John Maxwell


540. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” —Steve Jobs, chairman of Apple


541. “The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.” — Tony Blair


542. “Leadership is not position or a title; it’s action and example.” Cory Booker


543. “The real power of a leader is in the number of minds he can reach, hearts he can touch, souls he can move, and lives he can change.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


544. “Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere as long as the policy you’ve decided upon is being carried out.” Ronald Reagan


545. “Leadership is not position or a title; it’s action and example.” — Cory Booker


546. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” —John Quincy Adams, former U.S. President


547. “It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially


548. “Leadership is getting people to help you when they are not obligated to do so.” — John Maxwell


549. “Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.” — Publilius Syrus


550. “In the simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where he wants to go, and gets up and goes.” – John Erskine, author


551. “Leaders are innovative, entrepreneurial, and future-oriented. They focus on getting the job done.” Brian Tracy


552. “The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.” —Tony Blair, British politician


553. “A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them.” M.D. Arnold


554. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” — Babe Ruth


555. “Character creates consistency, and if your people know what they can expect from you, they will continue to look to you for leadership.” — John Maxwell


556. “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.” – Mother Teresa


557. “The true test of leadership is how well you function in a crisis.” Brian Tracy


558. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Abraham Lincoln


559. “Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.” Brian Tracy


560. “The leader’s job is to show the way. The bottom line is that you can’t tell anything about the condition of the way if you've not traveled on it yourself!”


561. “We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.” Peter Drucker


562. “As a leader, you have to have the ability to assimilate new information and understand that there might be a different view.” – Madeleine Albright


563. “Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing.”- Peter F. Drucker


564. “Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


565. “If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson


566. “What you cannot enforce, do not command.” – Sophocles


567. “Make it your business to draw out the best in others by being an exemplar yourself.”


568. “An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.”


569. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”


570. “Leadership is a choice, not a position.”


571. Without it...it dies."


572. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus, but a molder of consensus.” - Martin Luther King


573. “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others.” - Robert Louis Stevenson


574. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” —William Arthur Ward, writer


575. “People do not care how much you know until they know how much you care.” — John Maxwell


576. “People respond well to those that are sure of what they want.” —Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue


577. “A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.” —Joe DiMaggio, former New York Yankees outfielder & Hall of Fame baseball player


578. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” – Lao Tzu


579. They avoid micromanaging


580. “‘Restore connection’ is not just for devices, it is for people too. If we cannot disconnect, we cannot lead.” —Arianna Huffington, founder & CEO, Thrive Global


581. “Real leadership is leaders recognizing that they serve the people that they lead.” - Pete Hoekstra


582. “Earn your leadership every day.” Michael Jordan


583. “Effective leaders lead by example….with honesty…confidence and compassion….intelligence and humor!”


584. “Leadership is your ability to hide your panic from others.”


585. “Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed, but people must be led.” — Ross Perot


586. “Those who try to lead the people can only do so by following the mob.” — Oscar Wilde


587. “When you delegate tasks, you create followers. When you delegate authority, you create leaders.” Craig Groeschel


588. “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.” – Max DePree


589. “The greatest leader is not the one who does the greatest things, but the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” – Ronald Reagan


590. “A true leader always leads by example, by demonstrating to others how the work is done. “


591. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing.” — Albert Schweitzer


592. “As you become more present in your own life, you will begin to enlighten others by your example.” — Germany Kent


593. “A leader is one who leads others on the right path with his vision, skills, and experience.”


594. “You don’t lead people by what you say to them; you lead them by what they see you do. True leaders are self-leaders.” — Israelmore Ayivor


595. “Seek advice, but make sure it’s from someone who has successfully handled mistakes or adversities.” – John Maxwell


596. “Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.” — Norman Schwarzkopf


597. “The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.” — Francis of Assisi


598. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” —George Patton, general in the United States Army


599. “You can only lead by example.” – Frank Langella


600. “If you want more kindness in the world, put some there.”


601. “Leading By Example: Say it, do it, coach it! Live it!”


602. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus, but a molder of consensus.” Martin Luther King, Jr.


603. “Leaders think and talk about the solutions.


604. “A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.” – Douglas MacArthur


605. “The led must not be compelled, they must be able to choose their own leader.” — Albert Einstein


606. “A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” – Arnold H. Glasow


607. “Great leaders don’t tell you what to do, they show you how it’s done.”


608. “I think in life you should work on yourself until the day you die.” – Serena Williams


609. “My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better.” - Steve Jobs


610. “A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men.”


611. “No amount of awards will give you character.”


612. “Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.” —E. Joseph Cossman, inventor and businessman


613. “Leaders make decisions that create the future they desire.” — Mike Murdock


614. “Practice Golden Rule Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.” Brian Tracy


615. “To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn't know where they are going.” – Joe Namath


616. “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” Ronald Reagan


617. “Let him who would be moved to convince others, be first moved to convince himself.” — Thomas Carlyle


618. “Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.”- Billy Graham


619. “True leaders understand that leadership is not about them but


620. “Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be led.”- Ross Perot


621. “The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today” Francis of Assisi


622. “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes."


623. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” — John C. Maxwell


624. “It’s not only children who grow. Parents do, too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours.


625. “The led must not be compelled. They must be able to choose their own leader.” – Albert Einstein, physicist


626. But I said, don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion."


627. “Serving is the best kind of Leading.” — Todd Stocker